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Uttar Pradesh to become the first Indian state with 5 International Airports

Noida International Airport will be inaugurated soon.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the much-awaited Noida International Airport in Jewar on Thursday. With the landmark event, Uttar Pradesh will become the first in the country to have five international airports.

Uttar Pradesh in India is to become the first in the country to have five international airports. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the awaited Noida International Airport in Jewar on Thursday.

The stage is all set for the stone-laying ceremony of the landmark event of Noida International Airport in Jewar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Rs 5,730-crore airport, dubbed to be the biggest in Asia and the first net-zero emission airport in India.

It’s very great news for international travelers as it will be even easier for them to travel to India. The construction work has started and the operation will positively begin by 2024. Once the operations start, Uttar Pradesh will be the first state to have five International airports. The highest of any state.

According to the government, the Kushinagar International Airport was inaugurated recently, while work is going on in full swing at Ayodhya International Airport. The airports in Varanasi and Lucknow were the first in UP to be recognized as International Airports. This was mentioned in an official statement on Thursday.

If we talk about the current situation, UP has eight operational airports, while 13 airports and seven airstrips are being developed. The commercial flights are being handled by the operational airports in Uttar Pradesh are Lucknow, Varanasi, Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Agra, Kanpur, Prayagraj, and Hindon (Ghaziabad).

The government also mentioned the important features of Noida International Airport. , “…it will be the logistics gateway, especially of northern India. People from all over North India will be able to export their products to international markets through the airport.”

“The mega airport project in Jewar will not only give big momentum to the development of the region but also fast track Uttar Pradesh’s overall growth,” the statement said.

“The Prime Minister’s ambitious Gati Shakti National Master Plan has infused a sense of urgency into the plans for infrastructure development of the state,” The statement also said.

The international airport in Jewar is also expected to open wonderful opportunities for growth and employment of the people. “Investments will increase and so will employment,” the government said in its statement.

As many as 7,224 affected families were given Rs 403.24 core for their rehabilitation due to displacement due to the construction of the airport, the government said.

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